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Stars’ fourth-liner builds his resume one year at a time

Thirty-one-year-old Adam Cracknell would love the security of a long-term deal, but he'll take what he can get.
Via Toronto Star
13 days ago

Cracknell helps Stars end Flyers' 10-game win streak, 3-1

DALLAS (AP) Adam Cracknell scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period to lead the Dallas Stars to a 3-1 victory over Philadelphia on Saturday, ending the Flyers' 10-game winning streak. Radek Faksa and Jordie Benn also scored for the Stars and Antti Niemi stopped 31 shots, including three during a Flyers power play in the closing minutes. Cracknell broke a 1-1 tie at...
Via Associated Press
December 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Stars add journeyman forward Adam Cracknell in free agency

DALLAS (AP) The Stars have signed free agent Adam Cracknell to a one-year contract, making Dallas the journeyman forward's fifth team in four seasons. The 30-year-old Cracknell split last season between Vancouver and Edmonton, appearing in 48 games combined. All of his career-high 10 points (five goals, five assists) came with the Canucks. Cracknell, who plays right wing, has...
Via Associated Press
July 03, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Cam Talbot nearly decapitated by Adam Cracknell

There was a pretty frightening moment during the Canucks – Oilers game on Saturday night. Adam Cracknell chased a puck behind Edmonton’s goal, but his stick caught Cam Talbot in the head as he passed by, slamming the goaltender’s head into the post. Talbot’s head nearly came off, but he managed to stay in the game. Here’s the full play: It’s pretty amazing that Talbot...
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 27, 2015  |  Discuss

NHL players making immediate impacts on new teams

Transitioning to a new team isn’t always easy. The season has just only began, yet players starting fresh on a new team are already making an impact. It’s a small sample size, and there’s no guaranteed things can continue, but here’s three players who are off to hot starts in new threads. Martin Jones The Sharks were in desperate need of stability between the pipes, and...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

British Columbian-raised Cracknell eyes shot at cracking Canucks lineup

When the Vancouver Canucks signed Adam Cracknell at the end of August, it seemed mostly like an afterthought. The journeyman has played just 82 NHL games since breaking into the professional ranks in 2005. But Cracknell, who spent his teenage years in Victoria, British Columbia, just might have a shot at making the Canucks lineup.The break comes thanks to a poor preseason from Linden...
Via FOX Sports
September 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Adam Cracknell signs with the Vancouver Canucks

Adam Cracknell’s second run with the St. Louis Blues didn’t last very long. Cracknell has signed a one-year contract with the Vancouver Canucks worth a reported $575,000. Adam Cracknell signed a one year, two way, contract with the #canucks at $575,000. #tvasports — Renaud Lavoie (@renlavoietva) August 25, 2015 Cracknell was most recently acquired by the Blues in a trade...
Via Frozen Notes
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Blue Cracknell traded back to St. Louis from Columbus

ST. LOUIS -- The Blues have made their first move in what could be a busy final week leading up to Monday's trade deadline. Columbus forward Adam Cracknell, who made his NHL debut with St. Louis in 2010, doesn't qualify as a big splash for the Blues. He played 65 regular season games over the next four seasons for the Note and even scored the team's first goal in the 2014 playoffs...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Western Conference Preview: Los Angeles Kings

When you’re defending the Cup, you’ve earned the right to be our final preview from the Pacific Division. After looking ahead at the Flames, Oilers, Coyotes, Canucks, Sharks and Ducks, let’s discuss the 2014-15 Los Angeles Kings. Additions: Adam Cracknell … Continue reading → The post Western Conference Preview: Los Angeles Kings appeared first on Committed Indians.
Via Committed Indians
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Cracknell's resilience pays off for Blues in Game 1

ST. LOUIS -- Adam Cracknell had 35 text messages waiting for him when he finally reached his cell phone late Thursday night following the Blues' dramatic come-from-behind, three-overtime victory against the Blackhawks in Game 1 of the Stanley Cup playoffs. "It was 35," Cracknell said. "I remember it. It was all my buddies, my family. Everyone was excited. It was on national television...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

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